American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.
It was another big day for the Australians as Ariarne Titmus did what many have deemed impossible by defeating Katie Ledecky in an individual Olympic final.
Summer McIntosh had never raced at a major international meet before Tokyo 2020 but has just pulled off a massive 4th place finish in Canadian record time.
Zhang Yufei has remained cool, calm, and collected throughout the prelims and semis of the 100 butterfly. Will she be able to hold off the field in the final?
Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.
McIntosh’s time of 4:02.72 breaks Brittany MacLean’s 2016 Canadian Record of 4:03.43, putting her in contention for a medal at the Tokyo Games.
17-year-old Erika Fairweather swam fearlessly in the 400m free heats, cracking a New Zealand national record to make the final.
The women’s 200 free went from looking like a competitive field to a race for silver after what Ariarne Titmus did last month in Australia.
The 940 names released represent most of the athletes who will be eligible for selection in June’s inaugural ISL draft.
21-year-old Lewis Clareburt is on a roll, firing off a New Zealand national record in the 100m free after having already done so in the400m IM.
17-year-old Erika Fairweather puts up a big time nearly every race and on this occasion, it was in the 400m freestyle in Auckland.
Erika Fairweather ha stabilito ai campionati New Zealand il nuovo record nazionale di categoria nei 200 metri stile libero femminili
Catch the highlights of day three of the 2021 New Zealand Swimming Championships featuring young freestyle ace Erika Fairweather.
In addition to her impressive track record, Seebohm was a big ISL talent this past season, ranked T-24th overall in the MVP rankings.
Kaylee McKeown produced some of the most impressive swims worldwide over the course of the 2020 calendar year, including a short course World Record.